Although Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has maintained that he “fully” anticipates the sport will return in 2020, there have been few indications as to how, when or where that might happen.
But according to a USA TODAY report published Tuesday, MLB is considering a scenario in which the season would begin in late June or early July with teams playing in their home ballparks.
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Under the proposal, MLB would toss out the traditional American and National Leagues in favor of three 10-team divisions based on geography.
Teams would only play against the other clubs in their division, completing a regular-season schedule of about 100 games before playing in an expanded playoff.
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